Date / Time:
Friday, August 17, 2012 – 11:30 a.m. sign-in & networking with the speaker beginning at NOON ending promptly at 1:00p.m.
“Emerging Innovations and Technologies in the Energy Sector”
Addressing the opportunities and challenges of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of new energy technologies critical to the challenging needs of the energy industry, and case studies of novel technological advancements that are impacting energy production and infrastructure development.
Event Flyer: Flyer – Roundtable 120817
Maryanne Barker Maldonado, B.B.M., M.B.A
Vice President & Managing Director of HTC Energy, Houston Technology Center (HTC)
Mrs. Maldonado is Vice President and Managing Director of HTC Energy at the Houston Technology Center (HTC), Greater Houston’s business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas.
In this capacity, Mrs. Maldonado guides the strategic direction and a team of over 100 energy executives and professionals to provide strategic, tactical, and operational guidance, as well as investment-related advice to early stage companies developing innovative technologies with applications in the energy industry.
Under Mrs. Maldonado’s leadership HTC energy has grown to over 30 energy technology clients, and she manages the relationships of over 20 energy and energy service-related sponsor companies that provide nearly half a million dollars in annual support.
Prior to joining HTC, Mrs. Maldonado presided as Head of Trade and Investment and Head of the International Energy Team for UK Trade and Investment with the British Consulate General. Here she led the strategic direction for Energy Initiatives for the United Kingdom for the western hemisphere.
Previous to working with the UK Trade and Investment, Mrs. Maldonado served as Energy Trade Commissioner for the Canadian Consulate-Houston, providing trade development assistance to energy companies from all across Canada. Prior to this, she held positions in operations, regulatory, and health safety and environment with several independent oil and gas companies.
Mrs. Maldonado also serves an adjunct faculty member of the Houston Community College.
A native of North Carolina, Maldonado holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree from LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.
Location & Parking:
Grand Hall in the Rice Ley Student Center Detailed campus maps are available on the web at http://www.rice.edu/maps/. Use the Find A Building web search feature on the left of the page to locate the Ley Student Center on the map. The Central Campus Garage is the closest parking facility. It is located to the left of the Ley Student Center across the street.
Rice University is a popular meeting location. In the remote possibly the underground parking is full, the second closest parking is the West Lot. Continue down the Laboratory Loop Road to the stop sign. Cross the street and the gate will be on the left. Be sure to bring an umbrella if the weather seems inclement.
The campus also offers a bus shuttle that runs about every 15 minutes as it loops the campus. Look for the bus stop signs to use or enjoy a short brisk walk!
$25 per person – a boxed lunch will be served. At the time of registration, you will asked to indicate your meal choice of SANDWICH or SALAD or VEGETARIAN meal. We are unable to honor requests beyond these 3 options. Sammy’s is next door if you desire or need an alternative meal. PLEASE HONOR YOUR MEAL SELECTION WHICH WILL BE NOTED ON YOUR NAMETAG. $ 0 for Rice Students – registration required in advance.
Payment accepted online by credit card at time of registration.
This Roundtable qualifies for one (1) Professional Development Hour (PDH). Your email confirmation at completion of registration serves as your PDH and payment receipts. Paper receipts may be picked up at the registration desk at time of check-in.